[squeak-dev] Re: [ANN] A new scheduler + VM changes alpha-release

Igor Stasenko siguctua at gmail.com
Thu Apr 30 17:22:03 UTC 2009

2009/4/30 Andreas Raab <andreas.raab at gmx.de>:
> Igor Stasenko wrote:
>> Running this test with #fixTemps.
>> if we not count a spikes which seems just an intrusion of delays, the
>> difference about 3 times.
>> Fantastic results (bytecode interpreted scheduling works 3 times
>> slower than C code) :)
> Indeed. That is quite impressive since every single process switch now
> requires two process switches (one to the scheduler process and one away
> from it). That is very encouraging.

And keep in mind, there is a space for optimization, if we make these
changes non-backwards compatible, especially wiping a lot of cruft
from VM :)

Ok. i will try apply this to closure VM.

> Cheers,
>  - Andreas

Best regards,
Igor Stasenko AKA sig.

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